The state of information security in healthcare

Despite precautions taken by business and organizations, data hacking and theft continue

The rising number of data breaches has caused businesses and organizations to focus more attention and resources on information security. Even so, data theft and hacking continue at an alarming rate.The Ponemon Institute recently partnered with the document security firm Shred-It to survey more than 15,000 IT security personnel and corporate executives in healthcare and other industries on the state of information security at their workplace. Here are responses in six important categories from respondents employed in healthcare.